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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Gurgesiellidae

Genus: Cruriraja

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Cruriraja andamanica
[Andaman leg skate]



Western Central Atlantic

Cruriraja atlantis Bigelow & Schroeder, 1948

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Cruriraja atlantis
[Cuban legskate]
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Cruriraja cadenati
[Broadfoot leg skate]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 31 cm TL
Cruriraja durbanensis (von Bonde & Swart, 1923)

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Cruriraja durbanensis
[Smoothnose legskate]
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Max. Length 59.4 cm TL

 
Cruriraja hulleyi
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Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 55 cm TL
Cruriraja parcomaculata (von Bonde & Swart, 1923)

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Cruriraja parcomaculata
[Roughnose legskate]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 32.8 cm TL
Cruriraja poeyi Bigelow & Schroeder, 1948

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Cruriraja poeyi
[Cuban leg skate]



Western Central Atlantic

Cruriraja rugosa Bigelow & Schroeder, 1958

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Cruriraja rugosa
[Rough leg skate]



8 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Cruriraja andamanica Andaman leg skate Indian Ocean 1909
Cruriraja atlantis Cuban legskate Western Central Atlantic 1948
Cruriraja cadenati Broadfoot leg skate Western Central Atlantic 1962
Cruriraja durbanensis Smoothnose legskate Southeast Atlantic 31 TL 1923
Cruriraja hulleyi Southeast Atlantic 59.4 TL 2010
Cruriraja parcomaculata Roughnose legskate Western Indian Ocean 55 TL 1923
Cruriraja poeyi Cuban leg skate Western Central Atlantic 32.8 TL 1948
Cruriraja rugosa Rough leg skate Western Central Atlantic 1958



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